2011 | 'Moneyball'

<b>The players:</b> <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB003427" title="Brad Pitt" href="/topic/entertainment/movies/brad-pitt-PECLB003427.topic">Brad Pitt</a> as Oakland A's general manager <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PESPT0000011509" title="Billy Beane" href="/topic/sports/baseball/billy-beane-PESPT0000011509.topic">Billy Beane</a>, <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB0004410" title="Jonah Hill" href="/topic/entertainment/movies/jonah-hill-PECLB0004410.topic">Jonah Hill</a> as a Yale wiz kid and Phillip Seymour Hoffman as the A's stubborn coach<br><br>
<b>How it changed the game:</b> When the Oakland Athletics find themselves on a budget with the championship constantly eluding them, a revolutionary runs-based formula alters their recruiting style by finding value in underpaid players. Who knew spreadsheets could be so interesting on film?

( Melinda Sue Gordon / Sony Pictures / April 3, 2013 )

The players: Brad Pitt as Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane, Jonah Hill as a Yale wiz kid and Phillip Seymour Hoffman as the A's stubborn coach

How it changed the game: When the Oakland Athletics find themselves on a budget with the championship constantly eluding them, a revolutionary runs-based formula alters their recruiting style by finding value in underpaid players. Who knew spreadsheets could be so interesting on film?

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